A 34-year-old member asked:
Why is alcohol bad for people who are cold?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
Vasodilatation: Alcohol causes dilatation of the vessels of the skin and while it may cause a sensation of warmth, it enhances heat loss and will predispose to hypothermia.
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